Download Keep and Give Away: Poems (South Carolina Poetry Book Prize) by Susan Meyers,Terrance Hayes PDF

By Susan Meyers,Terrance Hayes

preserve and provides Away used to be chosen through Terrance Hayes because the inaugural winner of the South Carolina Poetry publication Prize backed by means of the South Carolina Poetry Initiative.

In her first full-length assortment, Susan Meyers publications us via her exam of life's traditional moments and the probably usual photos that abide in them to bare the extreme. From minutia to marriage, crumbs to crows, not anything is just too general to flee her recognition as she traverses terrains of formative years, loss, relationships, and demise. usually lyrical and infrequently elegiac, the poems of preserve and provides Away circulate alongside the rifts among the prior and current, the lived and wanted. The dominant feelings of the verses are deepened through observations rooted in our wildlife, the place birds are "yeses quickening the air" and the sky can "lap you up, and up." within the book's ultimate part, marriage poems flip to fishing and gardening for his or her truths, contemplations that realize the realities of an international ruled by means of success, imperfection, contraries, and—most of all—love.

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